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HRB's Greatest Hits

Your favourite music from the last 50 years

HRB was out and about at a Teddy Bear's Picnic held in Haslemere by the Haslemere Community First Responders and also supported by Radio Lion of the Royal Surrey Hospital in Guildford.  Events included a Teddy Bear Parachute Jump during which the HRB teddy (named Ted) beat the Radio Lion teddy back down to firm ground to cheers from onlookers!  

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The great British weather intervened in the HRB Watercress Line day meaning that we couldn't run quite the event we wanted to.  There was though a behind the scenes tour of Ropley station and a ride on the train for presenters Neil Ogden, Paul Le Feuvre and Paul Turner, the results of which will be on air soon.

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The station went silent at the end of July and has been broadcasting a selection of music non-stop since the end of August, but at 12 noon on 12 October, the first live show from the station's brand new studio was broadcast.  Presenter Neil Ogden was joined by Harry Robinson, Marilyn Price, Rosemary Kershaw and Dave Leonard along with honorary member Steve Fox and a photographer from the Basingstoke Gazette.  Vernon Pearce also joined in on the phone all the way from Spain!

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HRB joined in all the fun of the Basingstoke and North Hants Hospital Staff Fun Day held on 6 September 2008 as part of the NHS60 celebrations and as a way of the trust saying thank you to its staff.

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HRB entered a team at the annual Lions Swimarathon in March 2008.  Steph Weston, Jeanette Campbell, Andy K, Sarah Beattie and Neil Ogden swam 29 laps (1 lap = 2 x 25m lengths) in half an hour.

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The Love Songs Hour

Vernon Pearce

HRB Nightshift


After Hours

Fred Setters

HRB's Greatest Hits


60s Rewind at 6

The best music back to back from the last 5 decades


HRB Breakfast Mix

Local news and features

Vinyl Impressions

Martyn Brown

An hour of music on vinyl - crackles and all.  Each show plays music on a different theme from modern pop to old gold and rare.


21st Century Hits

The biggest songs from the last 2 decades


HRB Morning Mix

Local news and features

HRB Replay

Music on Demand shows repeated

HRB's Greatest Hits

Your favourite music from the last 50 years

Non Stop 90s

Paul Baker

HRB Classic Gold

60s, 70s and 80s hits

HRB Afternoon Mix

Local news and features

Local news and features, details of local events and some great music


Hugh Higgins

Music On Demand

John McKay

Music on Demand

The A to Z of Pop

Richard Smith

HRB Evening Mix

Local news and features